Category Archives: Crown Publishers

Review: Until You’re Mine by Samantha Hayes

Hardcover: 368 pages Publisher: Crown; First Edition edition (April 15, 2014) Language: English Source: Publisher Claudia Morgan-Brown finally has the life she’s dreamed of. She’s pregnant with her first child, her incredibly caring and supportive husband, James, by her side.  Unfortunately, James’ career as a naval officer requires him to travel quite a bit, leaving […]

Review: The Martian by Andy Weir

Hardcover: 384 pages Publisher: Crown (February 11, 2014) ISBN-10: 0804139024 Source: Publisher Mark Watney is one of several astronauts making up the crew of the Ares 3 mission to Mars. Just days into their mission, the Acidalia region is hit by a dust storm. Believed to be killed during the storm, Mark is left…alone…on Mars.  […]

Review: The Execution of Noa P. Singleton by Elizabeth Silver

Hardcover: 320 pages Publisher: Crown (June 11, 2013) ISBN-10: 038534743X Source: Publisher Ten years ago, accused of first-degree murder, Noa P. Singleton not once spoke up in her own defense. Now, just six months away from her execution date, Noa is visited by Marlene Dixon, a powerful Philadelphia lawyer and the mother of the young […]

Frightful Friday: Ex-Heroes by Peter Clines

Frightful Friday is a weekly meme in which I feature a particularly scary or chilling book that I’ve read that week. This week’s featured title is Ex-Heroes by Peter Clines: Paperback: 336 pages Publisher: Broadway; Reprint edition (February 26, 2013) ISBN-10: 0804136572 Source: Publisher (egalley) A zombie outbreak has devastated the Earth. A year later, […]

Review: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Format: Audiobook Listening Length: 15 hour(s) and 46 min. Publisher: Random House Audio (August 16, 2011) Source: Personal Copy In the not to distant future, the world is a pretty horrible place.  Many of the planet’s natural resources have been depleted, no replacement in sight. In order to escape from the bleak world in which they live, […]

Review: Centuries of June by Keith Donohue

Hardcover: 352 pages Publisher: Crown (May 31, 2011) ISBN-10: 0307450287 Source: Publisher   Jack awakens on his bathroom floor, amid all the grit and grime found on the average bathroom floor.  Unsure of how he got there, he soon discovers a decent-sized hole in the back of his head, his body covered in blood. He […]

Review: The Bird Sisters by Rebecca Rasmussen

Hardcover: 304 pages Publisher: Crown (April 12, 2011) ISBN-10: 0307717968 Source: Publisher  Milly and Twiss are two spinster sisters who live in the small Wisconsin town of Spring Green, Wisconsin. They are known by locals as “the bird sisters” due to their habit of rescuing injured birds. As children, Twiss & Milly were happy, fun-loving […]

Review: The Informationist by Taylor Stevens

Hardcover: 320 pages Publisher: Crown (March 8, 2011) ISBN-10: 0307717097 Source: Third party It’s been nine years since Vanessa “Michael” Munroe escaped Cameroon at the young age of fifteen.  She now serves as an “informationist”, and individual who visits developing country & obtains information to assist large corporations. Her lastest client is Richard Burbank, a […]